Do you have special activities and services for people living with an intellectual disability?


I am a librarian at Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, and I want to set up activities and services for people living with an intellectual disability in libraries. Do you have any special activities for this audience?

Also, do you offer sensory kit loan ?




Many Finnish libraries have easy-to-read pages in internet for example Helmet


There are other service sites for those who need clear language for example Verneri and Papunet and Kehitysvammaliitto


The Espoo Library has people with intellectual disabilities who work part-time. They work two days a week with their supervisor. 

Tasks include: shelving, unloading and rearranging.

Espoo also makes remembrance trips. The librarian has assembled briefcases and used them to reminisce together.


Library home service also helps people with intellectual disabilities bring books, movies, magazines and music home.

The Celia Library for the Visually Impaired also helps with reading difficulties. And they have sensory books

children with disabilities.

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